Peter Kafka

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Mom, What’s a TV Network?

Let’s say you’re a kid who has grown up watching video on YouTube, Netflix, Hulu and on-demand. Would you have any idea a TV “network” is?

Kara Swisher’s son doesn’t understand the concept, and she had a hard time explaining it. So she asked Disney/ABC executive Anne Sweeney, along with “Pretty Little Liars” producer I. Marlene King, to explain it. Note that after an initial attempt, they end up spending more time talking about Twitter’s impact on their shows.

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